MLG Americas Minor viewer's guide
With the MLG Regional Minor Championship Americas knocking on the door, we have prepared a viewer's guide in which you can find all the information you need to follow the event including groups, the schedule, the talent, and more.
Two Brazilian and six North American teams will duke it out at the MLG Arena from May 19-22 for two spots at the ESL One Cologne Offline Qualifier and a prize-pool of $50,000.
The contest will start with two groups of four teams as they will battle in a GSL format where the opening, the winners' and the elimination matches will be best-of-ones while the deciders will be played as best-of-threes.
The groups are:
|Group A||Group B|
A double-elimination and a best-of-three format will come into effect in the playoffs where a team will have to win two series to earn a spot at the Major qualifier. The full schedule can be found below:
|Thursday, May 19th|
|18:00||Tempo Storm||vs. TSM||BO1|
|22:40||Group A - elimination match||BO1|
|23:50||Group A - winners' match||BO1|
|01:00||Group B - elimination match||BO1|
|02:10||Group B - winners' match||BO1|
|Friday, May 20th|
|18:00||Group A - decider match||BO3|
|20:20||Group B - decider match||BO3|
|Saturday, May 21st|
|20:20||Upper bracket final||BO3|
|22:40||Lower bracket final||BO3|
|Sunday, May 22nd|
The eight-man broadcast crew listed below will be bringing you the action on MLG's channel:
Chris Puckett - Host
Joey "Helium" Cunningham - Caster
Mohan "launders" Govindasamy - Caster
Cory "Megaman" Gilbert - Caster
Chad “Sprawll” Sadler - Caster
Alex "Vansilli" Nguyen - Caster
The prize-pool breakdown of the event is:
1. - $30,000 + ESL One Cologne Offline Qualifier spot
2. - $15,000 + ESL One Cologne Offline Qualifier spot
3. - $5,000
You can check out our preview while you are waiting for the matches to start as we dive deeper into the participating teams. Also, you can check out our event page for extensive coverage of the Americas Minor.